BY THE 50+ TRAVELER, FOR THE 50+ TRAVELER
Bucket List Destinations Inspiring Extraordinary Experiences for the 50+ Traveler
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Amy Piper is a travel writer and publisher of Follow the Piper, a blog focusing on luxury travel and food experiences. Her passion for travel has taken her to 41 countries. Amy resides in Lansing, Michigan, and as a Michigan expert, she is currently writing the Michigan chapter in four anthologies about the Midwest.
Jackie Parsons is the co-owner of Hedonistic Hiking. She has been a tour guide since 1992 and has led walking tours since 2000. Together with her husband Mick, she creates and guides Hedonistic Hiking’s all-inclusive gastronomic hiking tours throughout Italy and in Australia. Alongside the hikes, all tours provide an unforgettable insight into the local history, art, culture, food, and wine, and all are graded for ability.
Jill believes experiences count more than possessions. She and her husband pivoted at midlife and adopted two toddlers when they became empty nesters. Jill’s two sons are now in middle school and her family fills weekends and school breaks with a variety of family travel experiences and outdoor adventures.
Although Jill is an expert in Texas travel and theme park travel, she’ll jump at the opportunity to go just about anywhere. From multigenerational trips to couples getaways, Jill never met an adventure she didn’t like. Her most memorable travel experience was when her adult daughter took her to Morocco for her 52nd birthday, affirming that the travel bug has been successfully passed to a new generation.